10/31/2008

Arizona voters rejected a measure to restrict marriage rights in 2006, but supporters are back this year with another measure that would amend the state's constitution to prohibit marriages among same-sex couples. Such unions are already banned by a 1996 state law, but backers of Proposition 102 argue that the law is in danger of being overturned in court. State Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Phoenix, who is helping lead the opposition, characterized this argument as a "fake threat."

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